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Rape Accused Seeks Legal Aid Assistance

It is alleged that on February 23, 2019, in Nasinu, the accused assaulted the complainant and had unlawful carnal knowledge without her consent.
16 Mar 2019 10:15

A Nasinu man charged with one count each of assault causing actual bodily harm and rape has sought for Legal Aid assistance.

Yasin Ali appeared in the High Court in Suva before Justice Daniel Goundar yesterday.

It is alleged that on February 23, 2019, in Nasinu, the accused assaulted the complainant and had unlawful carnal knowledge without her consent.

State prosecutor from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Kimberly Semisi asked to be given 21 days to file information and disclosures.

The matter was adjourned for plea to April 30.

The accused was remanded in custody.

Edited by Epineri Vula

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